leucophanite

noun leu·coph·a·nite \lüˈkäfəˌnīt\
variants: less commonly

leucophane

\ˈlükəˌfān\

Definition of leucophanite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Na, Ca)2BeSi2(O, F, OH)7 consisting of a beryllium sodium calcium silicate with fluorine occurring in glassy greenish tabular crystals

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Origin and Etymology of leucophanite

leucophanite from leucophane (from Swedish leukophan, from leuk- leuc- + -phan -phane) + -ite


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